February 28, 2019 / 7:10 PM / 6 months ago

Netanyahu's main election rival rules out future coalition with him

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s main rival in an April 9 election said on Thursday that he would not join the Israeli leader in any future coalition government given a possible corruption indictment against him.

“Given the publication of the attorney-general’s recommendations this evening, and the circumstances that have been created, sitting together (in government) with Benjamin Netanyahu is not an option,” Benny Gantz said in a statement.

Writing by Dan Williams; Editing by Alison Williams

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